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GOOD NEWS: Cheney High School graduate cleans up graffitied 'Welcome to Cheney' sign

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Olivia Swenson cleaning the sign (PHOTO: Facebook/Cheney Public Schools) Olivia Swenson cleaning the sign (PHOTO: Facebook/Cheney Public Schools)
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It's always nice to see young people taking pride in their communities and our jaws dropped when we saw the work that one recent Cheney High School graduate did to make her town a little more welcoming. 

If you've driven to Cheney by way of Cheney-Spokane Road recently, then you've probably noticed the "Welcome To Cheney" sign covered in graffiti. Not exactly the message you want to convey to visitors. Well, Olivia Swenson agreed, so she decided to do something about it. She cleaned the sign. 

Olivia went out to the sign and painted over the graffiti. She even had one guy stop because he thought she was the one tagging the sign, but he was pleasantly surprised to find she was in fact refurbishing. 

The sign now looks good as new thanks to Olivia's hard work! 

"If everyone does just a little, it all adds up!" a post from the Cheney School District said on Facebook. 

Great job, Olivia! Thanks for the hard work and taking pride in your community! 

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